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The Secret History
1.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "Fascinating story, great writing"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (538 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Rebecca (VMC)
2.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Essential Du Maurier; chilling, atmospheric, timeless"
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The Lovely Bones
3.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
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  "Poignant but at the same time inspiring"
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The Haunting of Hill House
4.  The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
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  "Probably the best haunted house book ever written;  Genuinely scary without being over the top.  It goes to show that less is definitely more when trying to write a chiller."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven
5.  The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom
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  "Just brilliant."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (609 customer reviews)

Misery
6.  Misery by Stephen King
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  "The best of King."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews)

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Good Morning, Midnight (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Good Morning, Midnight (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jean Rhys
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Bell Jar
8.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "Very revealing of the author's troubled young life and her efforts to cope with her personal demons."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)

Lady Oracle
9.  Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Not everyone's favourite Atwood; an absorbing read."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Memoirs Of A Geisha
10.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (487 customer reviews)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
11.  Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
The list author says:
  "Heartwarmingly good and hilarious in parts"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

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McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales
12.  McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales by Dave Eggers
The list author says:
  "Really great quirky stories to satisfy twisted minds!!"
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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White Teeth
13.  White Teeth 
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (265 customer reviews)

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The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Plays & Screenplays)
14.  The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Plays & Screenplays) by Tennessee Williams
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Churchill: A Biography
15.  Churchill: A Biography by Roy Jenkins
The list author says:
  "definitive biography, compulsive reading, essential history"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

The Blind Assassin
16.  The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "I just cannot choose my favourite Atwood novel; they're just all too good!!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dark Angel
17.  Dark Angel by Sally Beauman
The list author says:
  "A bit on the long side, but well worth the time."
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Robber Bride
18.  The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Where Angels Fear to Tread
19.  Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family
20.  Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family by Nicholas Pileggi
The list author says:
  "Fantastic!  The best book about life in the mafia.  Read it all in one afternoon."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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